Cross Plains in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road
Fort Mason-Camp Cooper
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1995.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 32° 7.276′ N, 99° 10.582′ W. Marker is in Cross Plains, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker is on Southwest Fifth Street (State Highway 36) 0.2 miles west of South Comal Street. Marker is located in Treadaway Park at the north foot of the pedestrian bridge over Turkey Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cross Plains TX 76443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Robert E. Howard (approx. ¼ mile away); Cross Plains Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Old Cottonwood Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Site of Cottonwood Springs (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cottonwood Bank and Post Office (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cross Plains.
More about this marker. This marker was installed in 2014 and replaced a 1967 marker that was located approx. 250 feet to the east. (HMDB record of 1967 marker for Fort Mason-Camp Cooper Military Road)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2014. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 3. submitted on December 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.